Dentistry in Scotland moved to phase 3 of reopening this week. At this time, we have urged the Scottish Government and NHS Boards to manage patients' expectations and to look again at the financial support available to dentists.
Date: 15 July 2020
Today NHS England and the Chief Dental Officer England published a letter setting out key NHS contractual issues going back to the period of lockdown and those applying in the current face-to-face period since 8 June.
Date: 13 July 2020
The British Dental Association (BDA) has added its support to a letter from the Cavendish Coalition to the Prime Minister about concerns over the proposed points-based immigration system and potential impact on the social care sector.
Date: 09 July 2020
The British Dental Association has said the Scottish Government now has a responsibility to manage patient expectations, following confirmation from the First Minister that dental practices will be able to offer routine care using non-aerosol generating procedures (AGPs) from 13 July.
The British Dental Association has set out its commitment to tackle racism and discrimination at all levels in dentistry, following international outcry initiated by the death of George Floyd in May.
Date: 07 July 2020
A British Dental Association (BDA) delegation met yesterday with Northern Ireland's Health Minister Robin Swann to discuss a number of pressing issues facing the dental profession following the impact of COVID-19.
Date: 02 July 2020